Pope Benedict’s Prayer Intentions for July 2010

Let us join our Holy Father in prayer for his following July 2010 petitions-

74633849po101_pope_assisiThe Holy Father’s general intention is:
“That in every nation of the world the election of officials may be carried out with justice, transparency and honesty, respecting the free decisions of citizens.”

His missionary intention is:
“That Christians may strive to offer everywhere, but especially in great urban centres, an effective contribution to the promotion of education, justice, solidarity and peace.”

Lord, hear our prayer.

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